Bulgaria

thumbnailRegion strives for energy stability
2014-12-18After Russia announced that it will halt the construction of the South Stream pipeline, countries in the region debate energy stability.
thumbnailRegion strives to protect legal migrants
2014-12-11New projects in the region will help to protect legal migrants' human rights.
thumbnailDanube enhances co-operation between Croatia, Serbia
2014-11-24In order to improve tourism capacity, co-operation and cultural understanding, the two countries have joined together on several projects
thumbnailBalkans conduct joint military training against extremists
2014-11-18A training centre in Sarajevo offers regional militaries a NATO-based course in tactics against insurgents and an opportunity to exchange experiences from peace missions.
thumbnailBalkan police co-operation reduces organised car theft
2014-10-27Efforts by the authorities as well as the end of duty tariffs on car imports have had an impact.
thumbnailDebate on Croatia's pace implementing EU directives
2014-09-12Some view the EU's directives as helpful but others as overwhelming to businesses.
thumbnailSerbia to open regional military training centre
2014-08-29Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
thumbnailEU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture
2014-08-28The Union allocated 1.5 billion euros for cultural and media projects.
thumbnailLaw to slow terrorists in Romania stirs privacy debate
2014-08-22Officials said 13 million pre-paid cards are used in Romania and, apart from terrorism, they can be misused in a wide range of illegal activities.
thumbnailCroatia expecting 1.5 billion-euro tourism project
2014-07-09Work is expected to begin this year in the southern town of Sibenik. In other business news: the Eurozone approves aid for Cyprus and Greece; Bulgaria avoids a financial crisis.
thumbnailNew programmes help Balkans work through corruption
2014-07-09Experts believe that gaining citizens' participation is an effective strategy in identifying areas vulnerable to corruption.
thumbnailBelgrade riverfront to see large investment project
2014-07-02Eagle Hills is investing up to 4 billion euros to develop property on the Sava River. In other business news: Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova signed free-trade pacts with the EU.
thumbnailBalkan countries co-operating to stop weapons trafficking
2014-06-30New initiatives are in place to slow the flow of illegal weapons.
thumbnailCroatia, Macedonia and Bulgaria link their stock exchanges
2014-06-26Experts say closer ties will increase the flow of capital in the Balkans.
thumbnailFlooding in Bulgaria damages tourism, agricultural industries
2014-06-25Authorities say the flooding has damaged important infrastructure that will need to be repaired. In other business news: A research group warns of corruption in the business sector.
thumbnailTurkey hosts Balkan youth to boost interaction
2014-06-10A new initiative would tell Turkey's story to future leaders of Balkan countries.
thumbnailCommunication may improve voter interest in EU elections, analysts say
2014-06-09Analysts debate what the Union can do to engage Balkan voters.
thumbnailIMF disburses 3.4 billion euros to Greece
2014-06-04The fund said Athens does not need to impose new austerity measures this year. Also in business news: Bulgaria leads the region in Foreign Policy magazine's Baseline Profitability Index.
thumbnailNationalism in Bulgaria may impact EP vote
2014-05-23Education and suppressing hate speech are the ways to fight xenophobia in Bulgaria, experts say.
thumbnailInternational community rallies to support flooded Serbia
2014-05-22International organisations, EU member countries and EULEX are assisting Serbia after the worst flooding to hit the region in 120 years.
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